Performance: “A Brief and True Report”

INSTALLATION & PERFORMANCE BY SARA BOUCHARD 12pm – 5:30pm: “A Brief and True Report” sound installation on view. 5:30pm: Performance of new vocal pieces. “A Brief and True Report” is a multi-channel sound installation by artist and composer Sara Bouchard, created for the small quarry in historic Pump House Park. Speakers placed in the site’s natural … Continued

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Online: Digital America “Issue 11”

Digital America Issue no. 11. Our bi-annual issue of Digital America, an online journal on digital art and culture, is ready for your free time. Our team curated a worthy-of-your-afternoon collection of sound art, digital art, critical reviews, and more. Cyber Black Girl calls attention to the experience of black women through the use of … Continued

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Group Exhibition: UR “Soundscapes”

Andy McGraw and students from his spring “Soundscapes” course at the University of Richmond will design a simple sound installation for the Pump House Park as part of the Sound Arts Richmond festival. The installation will be based on Indonesian “teluktak” water-driven bamboo idiophones. Teluktak are used in Bali and Java to signal water flow … Continued

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Performance: Listening Room (VCUarts Sound 2 Students)

Ensconced: A program of sound works composed by students of the VCU Department of Kinetic Imaging focused on the use of Audio Spatialization and Surround Sound. Throughout the course of the semester, VCUarts Department of Kinetic Imaging Sound 2 students have researched and worked with the use of spatialized audio in the realms of surround … Continued

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7 to 7

Join artists Paul Rucker and Vaughn Garland to share your thoughts about Richmond, race, and healing. They are gathering audio that Garland will incorporate into a new symphonic composition by Rucker. The piece will be performed on Saturday, June 9, 2018 as part of the Festival of the River (link). It is part of the ICA’s … Continued

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Experiments in Sound Summer Workshops

VCUarts Department of Kinetic Imaging presents  Experiments in Sound, summer workshops open to the public! May 29 – June 30, 2018 To learn more and to register for workshops Various locations on and around VCU’s Monroe Park campus Interact with sound in new, creative ways:  build layered soundscapes, explore hidden vibrations, experiment with synthesizers, embed sound in … Continued

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Festival of the River

A special three-day event, The Festival of the River, will take place on Brown’s Island, Richmond, VA from June 8-10, 2018. This one-time festival will showcase the very best of the James River, Chesapeake Bay and the Richmond Region. Festival highlights will include contemporary art installations, performances from Rhiannon Giddens, Savion Glover, the Richmond Symphony, NO BS! Brass Band and … Continued

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Night Walks: Richmond

Night Walks will consist of a series of sound performances and listening pieces presented in outdoor spaces at night. The activities will be based on Davide’s current research on sound, space, body, and the staging of specific actions that involve the use of microphones and loudspeakers. Each night will have its own program and will … Continued

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